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Poornalayam
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This is a small Upanishad. With the help of the syllable Om, this Upanishad explains the nature of the individual being and God and their underlying oneness. Gaudapadacharya, the guru of Shankaracharya's guru Govinda Bhagavadpada, has written a commentary, explaining the 12 mantras, in 225 verses. His explanatory verses are called Karika. These 110 talks explain, in detail, the Upanishad and the Karika. Accompanying text for Mandukya Upanishad is available for download. The entire collection of...
Topics: Upanishad, Mandukya Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This is a teaching given by Lord Krishna to his disciple Uddhava. This forms a part of Srimad Bhagavata Purana. In the Uddhava Gita, Lord Krishna imparts self-knowledge and the sadhanas needed for attaining this knowledge. In these ongoing talks, the Uddhava Gita is being explained in detail. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Uddhava Gita, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
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Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 01, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Swami Guruparananda has brought out a comprehensive text compiling Seven Upanishads. The text contains the mantras in Sanskrit, their transliteration in Tamil, word-by-word meaning in Tamil, the summary of each mantra and the essence of the various sections in each Upanishad. This text has now been put up in the website, in PDF format, for the benefit of listeners. Listeners can take print outs of the text or refer to the online version while listening to the respective Upanishads. In order to...
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Topics: Upanishads, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This is a vast Upanishad. All the Upanishadic ideas are dealt with in detail in this Upanishad. Shankaracharya's commentary for this Upanishad is also an elaborate one. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
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Topics: Upanishad, Brhadaranyaka Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a small text written by Shankaracharya. This text introduces the seeker to the technical terms used in Vedanta and gives a total vision of Vedanta. Traditionally, this text is studied prior to beginning a systematic study of Vedanta. Accompanying text for Tattva Bodha is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Tattva Bodha, Vedanata, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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These 50 classes give a comprehensive vision of the Bhagavad Gita. Verse by verse explanation is not given. However, the main ideas discussed in each chapter are explained. These classes will help the listener to understand the essence of the Gita. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Essence of Gita, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 02, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a large Upanishad consisting of 8 chapters. Various forms of Dhyana (Upasana or Meditation) and Values are discussed in the first five chapters. The last three chapters form the philosophical portion of this Upanishad and explain the nature of Iswara (God) and Jivas (Beings) from various angles. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Chandogya Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
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Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 06, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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These Sutras were written by Rishi Patanjali. The 35 talks explain the entire Yoga Sutra text. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
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Topics: Vedantic Texts, Yoga Sutra, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This Upanishad begins with a story and through this story, many values are taught. The nature of the Lord and the individual being, is then, explained from various angles. It, thus, reveals the truth of how the Lord and the being are, in essence, one. Finally, the benefits of understanding the ultimate truth are explained from different angles. Accompanying text for Katha Upanishad is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Katha Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Six students put up questions to the teacher and the teacher answers them all. These questions and answers form this Upanishad. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Prasna Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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The final portion of the Vedas is called Vedanta. Veda is a body of knowledge and is the primary means for knowing the true nature of oneself. Vedanta points out the human goal and shows the path that leads to the goal. The first portion of the Veda deals mainly with ethics and rituals, while Vedanta imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings. Vedanta reveals to us the imperishable nature of God, perishable nature of the world, and the essential oneness of God and Beings....
Topics: Introduction to Vedanta, Vedanta, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
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Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 13, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Upanishads predominantly occur in the last portion of the Vedas and are therefore, also referred to as, Vedanta. The central theme of all the Upanishads is the same, viz., the underlying oneness of Beings and the Lord. Further, the Upanishads also reveal to us - the qualifications that a student needs to have in order to receive this knowledge; the qualifications essential for a teacher imparting this knowledge; the nature of Liberation; how the world is apparent in nature; and so on. Each...
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Topics: Upanishad, Mundaka Upanishad, Vedanta, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
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Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 09, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 08, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Vyasacharya wrote the Brahma Sutras to clarify various possible doubts that could arise while studying the Upanishad mantras. In these 33 classes, the first four sutras are explained. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Brahma Sutram, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 03, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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The tradition of teaching Vedanta has a lineage of Teachers. A few among those teachers, wrote independent texts based on the essence of the Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita, for the benefit of seekers. These texts are in simple style, in keeping with the times during which they were written. Accompanying texts for some of the Vedantic Texts classes in the Poornalayam website, are available for download. Topic Read online Download PDF Class-audio Tattvabodha Read Online Download Class-audio...
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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All 18 chapters of the Bhagavad Gita have been covered in this talk. The main ideas of each chapter and the important verses in each chapter are explained in this series of talks. Chapters 1-6 are covered in classes 1-36. Chapters 7-12 are covered in classes 37-60. Chapters 13-18 are covered in classes 61-91. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Gist of Gita, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Paramarthananda
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Summary of Bhagavad Gita given by Swami Paramarthananda. Chapter Read Online Download PDF Chapter 01 Read Online Download Chapter 02 Read Online Download Chapter 03 Read Online Download Chapter 04 Read Online Download Chapter 05 Read Online Download Chapter 06 Read Online Download Chapter 07 Read Online Download Chapter 08 Read Online Download Chapter 09 Read Online Download Chapter 10 Read Online Download Chapter 11 Read Online Download Chapter 12 Read Online Download Chapter 13 Read Online...
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Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 04, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This is a text written by Shankaracharya. 108 selected verses from the text are explained in these 42 talks. All the vedantic ideas are explained in this text. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Vivekachudamani, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 16, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Swami Guruparananda has written several books various Vedanta topics. These are the accompanying texts for the audio and video classes conducted by Swamiji available in the poornalayam.org website.
Poornalayam
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Katha Upanishad consists of 2 chapters with 3 sections in each chapter. The important aspects of every section have been explained in these 24 talks. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Katha Upanishad, Essence of Katha Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 6 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 06, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This Upanishad points out the essential oneness of the individual and the Lord. Contemplative meditation (Nidhidhyasanam) is emphasized as a means for establishing oneself in the highest truth. Accompanying text for Kaivalya Upanishad is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Kaivalya Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This talk explains the various types of meditation and guides us on how to practice meditation. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Meditation, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 7 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 07, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This Vedanta Sara text written by Swami Sadananda, who lived 500 years before, this text gives total vision of Vedanta from the beginning to the end. This text is more elaborate than Tattva Bodha and covers almost all important ideas of Vedanta. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Vedanta Sara, Vedantasara, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 1 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
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Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 01, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 07, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 10, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This text written by Shankaracharya explains the meaning of the Mahavakya "Tat tvam asi". The 15 talks explain, in detail, the verses of this text. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Vakya Vritti, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This is a teaching given by Lord Krishna to his disciple Uddhava. This forms a part of Srimad Bhagavata Purana. In the Uddhava Gita, Lord Krishna imparts self-knowledge and the sadhanas needed for attaining this knowledge. In these ongoing talks, the Uddhava Gita is being explained in detail. Accompanying texts for some of the Uddhava Gita classes in the Poornalayam website, are available for download. Chapter Read online Download PDF Chapter 01 Read Online Download Chapter 02 Read Online...
Topics: Uddhava Gita, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 11, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 2 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 02, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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The essence of Mundaka Upanishad is given in these 18 talks. Each word of the mantra is not explained. Only the essential ideas are explained. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Mundaka Upanishad, Essence of Mundaka Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This Upanishad contains 3 chapters. The first chapter deals with various forms of Meditation and some values. The second chapter reveals the true nature of God, World and the individual and their underlying oneness. The value of dispassion is stressed here. The third chapter consists of meditation, some values and finally the conclusion. Accompanying text for Taittiriya Upanishad is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
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Topics: Upanishad, Taittiriya Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 9 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 09, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This stotram is written by Shankaracharya. Vedantic ideas are beautifully revealed in this stotram. These 9 talks explain this stotram in detail. Accompanying text for Dakshinamurti Stotram is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Dakshinamurti Stotram, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 17, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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These 3 talks elaborate the values that one must have and the significance of living a life of values. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Values, Value of Values, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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This Upanishad reveals how we are one with God and advocates renunciation as a means to protect this knowledge. A form of meditation and prayer occur at the end of this Upanishad. Accompanying text for Isavasya Upanishad is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
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Topics: Upanishad, Isavasya Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 15, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 4 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 04, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 14, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This Upanishad begins with the highest truth, viz., the underlying oneness of the Lord and the beings. Towards the end of the Upanishad, a few values are conveyed by narrating a story. Accompanying text for Kena Upanishad is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Kena Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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These 5 talks explain in detail the meaning and significance of Karma Yoga. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Yoga, Karma Yoga, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This Vedanta Sara text written by Swami Sadananda, who lived 500 years before, this text gives total vision of Vedanta from the beginning to the end. This text is more elaborate than Tattva Bodha and covers almost all important ideas of Vedanta. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: VedantaSaram, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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In this Upanishad, in addition to imparting the fundamental oneness of the Lord and the Beings, the value of dispassion is also highlighted. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Aitareya Upanishad, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This talk inquires into the true nature of oneself. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Self Enquiry, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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The yoga sutras were written by Rishi Patanjali. These 6 talks give the essence of the Sutras. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Eight - Fold Yoga, Patanchali Yoga, Yoga, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 3 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 03, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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The essence of Mandukya Upanishad is given in these talks. Each word of the mantra is not explained. Only the essential ideas are explained. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Mandukya Upanishad, Essence, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Panchadasi is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. Out of 15 chapters, Swami Guruparananda has given lectures on the first 10 chapters. These are the accompanying texts for the Panchadasi classes which are available in the Poornalayam website. Chapter Download PDF Read online Class-audio Chapter 01 Download Read online Class-audio Chapter 02 Download Read online...
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the website.
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Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Thiruvasagam Benediction, Thiruvasagam, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Self-knowledge is the means for attaining the Self. This truth is explained in this talk. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a text written by Shankaracharya. It gives the essence of Vedanta and then elaborates on the topic of contemplative meditation (Nidhidhyasanam). These 35 talks explain this text in detail. Accompanying text for Aparoksha Anubhuti is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Aparoksha Anubhuti, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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The commentaries written by Shankaracharya are called Bhashyam. Word by word explanation of the Mundaka Upanishad Bhashyam is given in these classes. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Upanishad, Mundaka Upanishad, Bashyam, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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These 5 talks differentiate Religion and Philosophy and give clarity about what they actually mean. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Religion to Philosophy, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 10 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 10, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
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Essence of Kaivalya Upanishad
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Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Guru Stotram has 14 verses selected from the Guru Gita, which forms part of Skanda Puranam. These verses praise the greatness of the guru who imparts knowledge of Vedanta. The essence of these verses is given in this talk. Accompanying text for Guru Stotram is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Guru Stotram, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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The basic qualification for a seeker is living an ethical life. This talk takes up for discussion some important values mentioned in the Bhagavad Gita. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Ethics, Bhagavad Gita, Ethics in Gita, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 13 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 12 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 12 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic Texts, Panchadasi, Panchadasi Chapter 13, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 05, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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These 6 talks explain in detail the meaning and significance of Bhakti Yoga. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Topics: Vedantic General Talks, Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Tamil, Poornalayam
Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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This sloka, composed by Shankaracharya, explains how atma, the absolute consciousness, alone enlightens everything. It also conveys the essential oneness of the Lord and beings. In these 2 talks, the sloka is explained in detail and guidance is given to students who have completed a course in Vedanta. Accompanying text for Eka Sloki is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
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Poornalayam
by Swami Guruparananda
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Bhagavad Gita is a dialogue between Lord Krishna, the teacher and Arjuna, the student. The episode of Lord Krishna imparting knowledge to Arjuna occurs in the epic Mahabharata. There are totally 700 verses classified into 18 chapters. Krishna gives the essence of the entire Veda in his teaching. He explains in detail various disciplines like Karma Yoga, Devotion, Values, Meditation, and so on. Lord Krishna also imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings and clearly points...
Topics: Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12, Tamil, Poornalayam